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Common Diarrhea: Common Diarrhea is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:
Diarrhea (medical condition): Loose or watery stool.
Diarrhea (medical condition): Diarrhea is any form of loose or watery stool, and is all too common. Acute diarrhea with a sudden onset is often caused by something eaten, such as food poisoning, viruses or bacteria as in infectious diarrhea or traveler's diarrhea, or even surprisingly by constipation. Chronic diarrhea that is ongoing could be any of numerous problems such as inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease, diabetic diarrhea, certain medications, or various other underlying conditions. See also the full list of conditions with symptoms of diarrhea.
Diarrhea is potentially serious if it leads to dehydration or electrolyte imbalances. This is true especially in infants, children, the elderly, or other at risk groups.
Diarrhea: Diarrhea--loose, watery stools occurring more than three times in one day--is a common problem that usually lasts a day ... (Source: excerpt from Diarrhea: NIDDK)
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